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The Top 250 Players of All-Time: 180-171

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In February 2013 up in the attic bedroom of our student house, Gareth ThomasBen Jones and Ollie Jackson after another prolonged football debate decided it was time we did something about the question, 'Who is the best player in the World?'. Housemate Liam suggested setting out to find the greatest 50 players of all time, this swiftly grew to 100, 150 and 200 before we settled on 250. Our original website www.top250.webs.com is still there to answer the debate but we furthered our work to blogging about the beautiful game starting up www.thefootballhistoryboys.blogspot.com.

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180. Fernando REDONDO

POSITION: Midfielder;
NATION: Argentina (29/1);
CLUB(s): Argentinos Juniors (ARG), Tenerife (SPA), Real Madrid (SPA),  Milan (ITA)
CLUB HONOURS: 2x La Liga, 1x Supercopa de Espana, 1x Intercontinental Cup, 1x Serie A, 1x Coppa Italia, 3x UEFA Champions League, 1x UEFA Super Cup
INTERNATIONAL HONOURS: 1x South American U-17 Championships, 1x FIFA …

The Top 250 Players of All-Time: 190-181

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In February 2013 up in the attic bedroom of our student house, Gareth Thomas, Ben Jones and Ollie Jackson after another prolonged football debate decided it was time we did something about the question, 'Who is the best player in the World?'. Housemate Liam suggested setting out to find the greatest 50 players of all time, this swiftly grew to 100, 150 and 200 before we settled on 250. Our original website www.top250.webs.com is still there to answer the debate but we furthered our work to blogging about the beautiful game starting up www.thefootballhistoryboys.blogspot.com.
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190. Jimmy Floyd HASSELBAINK 

POSITION: Forward;

NATION: Netherlands (23/9);
CLUB(s): Telstar (NED), AZ (NED), Campomaiorense (POR), Boavista (POR), Leeds United (ENG), Atl├ętico Madrid (SPA), Chelsea (ENG), Middlesbrough (ENG), Charlton Athletic (ENG), Cardiff City (WAL); 
CLUB HONOURS: 1x Portuguese Cup, 1x Portuguese Supercup, 1x Copa del Rey, 1x FA Community Shield;
"Ji…

Juventus: All-Time XI

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Juventus have always been a force to be reckoned with and in the modern day they are the dominant side on the Italian Peninsula. Over the past 116 years the "Old Lady" has seen glory, tragedy and a multitude of talent at their disposal. From the European triumph of the 1980s to the Calciopoli scandal in 2006, which of the numerous players to don the black and white stripes deserves to make their "All-Time XI"? Kindly written for TFHB, Anand Sindhu has been piecing together his ultimate team of Bianconeri heroes.


Goalkeeper: Gianluigi Buffon

Dino Zoff the oldest winner ever of the World Cup,at the age of 40 years, 4 months and 13 days will be remembered as the greatest gloves to many to have set foot on the Italian footballing culture. But ask any Bianconeri, and the word from heart would say “Gigi”.If stats are put to talk, Buffon proves no lesser credibility than his senior countryman. Even Zoff’s exemplary record for the longest playing time without allowing any g…

The Top 250 Players of All-Time: 200-191

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In February 2013 up in the attic bedroom of our student house, Gareth ThomasBen Jones and Ollie Jackson after another prolonged football debate decided it was time we did something about the question, 'Who is the best player in the World?'. Housemate Liam suggested setting out to find the greatest 50 players of all time, this swiftly grew to 100, 150 and 200 before we settled on 250. Our original website www.top250.webs.com is still there to answer the debate but we furthered our work to blogging about the beautiful game starting up www.thefootballhistoryboys.blogspot.com.

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200. Emilio BUTRAGUENO

POSITION: Forward;

NATION: Spain (69/26);

CLUB(s): Castilla (SPA), Real Madrid (SPA), Club Celaya (MEX)

CLUB HONOURS: 6x La Liga, 2x Copa del Rey, 1x Copa de la Liga, 4x Supercopa de Espana, 2x UEFA Cup, 1x Copa Iberoamericana

"Emilio Butrague├▒o went on to become one of the most lethal strikers in the Europe in the 1980s. He was a smart player an…